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Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Dates: 1924-2003

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Dates: 1910-2014

Estefania Joyce Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0569
Abstract Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.
Dates: 1902-2008

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0886
Abstract Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1930-2013

Manuel and David Macias papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0887
Abstract Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.

Arrangement The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.
Dates: 1944-2009

Maria Mercedes Aguilera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0558
Abstract Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Dates: 1950-2013

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Dates: 1959-2016

Marta Werner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0361
Abstract Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Dates: 1892-1989

Mary Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0497
Abstract Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Dates: 1926-2009

Mary Vasquez Olvera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0559
Abstract Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Dates: 1923-2003

Modesta and Genero Garnica papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0885
Abstract Davenport family that emigrated from Mexico in the 1910s.
Dates: 1949-2004

Muscatine Migrant Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0745
Abstract Migrant agency that advocated for agricultural laborers employed temporarily on eastern Iowa farms.
Dates: 1962-2005

Nancy V. "Rusty" Barceló papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0188
Abstract Activist and administrator at the University of Iowa whose papers provide insight into Latino life and culture in Iowa and across the Midwest.
Dates: 1946-2005

Otilia Gomez Savala papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0827
Abstract Davenport woman raised in the Cook's Point neighborhood, whose parents emigrated from Mexico in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1937-2014

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012; 1964-2012

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Aguilera, Maria Mercedes, 1936-2013 1
Barcelo family 1
Barceló, Nancy V., 1946- 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Cadena, Juan 1
Cadena, Marta 1
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garnica family 1
Garnica, Genero, 1896-1973 1
Garnica, Modesta Lopez, 1901-1974 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gomez, Joseph 1
Gomez, Luz Salazar, 1900-1956 1
Gomez, Peter, 1900-1984 1
Herrera family 1
Herrera, Basilisa, 1899-2003 1
Herrera, Primitivo, -1936 1
Iowa Commission on Latino Affairs 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Lopez, Antonia, 1897- 1
Lopez, Frederico, 1888- 1
Lopez, Joan 1
Lopez, Salvador, 1928- 1
Macias family 1
Macias, David, 1885- 1
Macias, Manuel, 1890-1954 1
Macias, Pete 1
Macias, Rudolph Robert, 1920-2001 1
Martinez, Adella, 1929- 1
Mason, Kären 1
Midwest Gas (Company) 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Morado family 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
O'Connor, Reverend William 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Olvera, Albert 1
Olvera, Augustine 1
Olvera, Mary Vásquez, 1927- 2016 1
Rodriguez, Ernest, 1928- 1
Rodriguez, Estefania Joyce, 1923-2008 1
Rodriguez, Herman Glenn 1
Rodriguez, Muggie Adams 1
Rodriguez, Nestora Rivera 1
Rodriguez, Norberto 1
Rowlett, Adeline Adams 1
Rundquist, Maria, 1951- 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Savala, Otilia Gomez, 1937- 1
Spanish Speaking Peoples Commission of Iowa 1
Swab, Joy 1
Terronez family 1
Terronez, Felipe Bravo 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Terronez, Irene 1
Terronez, John, 1938-1997 1
Terronez, Mary, 1918-2009 1
Terronez, Virginia 1
United States Department of Labor 1
United States Employment Service 1
United States. Farmers Home Administration 1
University of Iowa 1
University of Minnesota 1
University of Oregon 1
University of Washington 1
Vallejo family 1
Vallejo, Julio R. 1
Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
Vargas, Alice 1
Vargas, Henry, 1929- 1
Vargas, Lucy, 1930-2013 1
Vasquez, Albert 1
Webster College 1
Werner, Harold, -1968 1
Werner, Marta, 1906-1989 1
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